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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
October 16, 2016
Navy man arrested in San Diego crash that killed 4, injured 9
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A U.S. Navy serviceman was under arrest on Sunday, Oct. 16, after a pickup truck he was driving while intoxicated...
October 16, 2016 - 9:52pm
October 5, 2016
U.S., other countries issue declaration on export, use of armed drones
WASHINGTON — The United States and more than 40 other countries issued a declaration Wednesday, laying out principles they said should govern the export and use of armed drones to ensure they do not cause instability or help terrorism and organized crime. Many U.S. allies such...
October 5, 2016 - 7:30pm
September 9, 2016
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Steve Benson Steve Benson is an editorial cartoonist for the Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Arizona, and is syndicated nationally. Cartoon...
September 9, 2016 - 9:56am
September 7, 2016
Minnesota event brings combat vets together again
Wakeboarding, kayaking, pontooning, hunting on a private preserve, 4-wheeling, ladder golf, ping pong... it was a jam-packed weekend of activity...
September 7, 2016 - 2:33pm
August 31, 2016
Family of Minnesota veteran lost to PTSD creates foundation for those returning from war
Twice a year, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, Americans across the country remember those military servicemen and women who made the ultimate...
August 31, 2016 - 4:36pm
August 27, 2016
Willmar soldiers return home
WILLMAR -- More than 150 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard's 682nd Engineer Battalion returned to Willmar this weekend following...
August 27, 2016 - 11:01pm
August 10, 2016
96-year-old Montevideo war vet to be front and center at Twins game
MONTEVIDEO—Having retired from full-time employment only one year ago, Milton Hoidal is still adjusting to the idea of having the free...
August 10, 2016 - 11:30pm
July 22, 2016
White House to review ban on military gear for police
WASHINGTON—The White House will revisit a 2015 ban on police forces getting riot gear, armored vehicles and other military-grade equipment...
July 22, 2016 - 11:04am
June 29, 2016
Red Bull infantrymen prepare for deployment
CAMP RIPLEY—Minnesota National Guard soldiers of the 2nd Battalion-135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division spent June 17-30 at Camp...
June 29, 2016 - 10:50am
June 4, 2016
Cloquet man gets 'overdue' medal
DULUTH -- David Danielson and his family are used to military service and long journeys. Recent generations of men in his family have almost...
June 4, 2016 - 5:30am
May 28, 2016
Long lost Sailor back home again
Memorial Service and burial for Motor Machinist Mate John E. Anderson who died on D-Day off Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Through the efforts...
May 28, 2016 - 5:10pm
May 27, 2016
100 Flags over Kandiyohi County
Veterans, spouses and friends of veterans turned out early Friday morning to raise The Colors at the Flags of Honor in Willmar along Business...
May 27, 2016 - 4:54pm
April 28, 2016
Public can bid farewell Saturday to deploying Army Reserve members from Willmar detachment
WILLMAR - About 20 Army Reserve soldiers from the Willmar-based 825th Quartermaster Detachment are preparing to deploy to Kuwait to support Operation Enduring Freedom. According to a news release, the detachment’s mission will be to provide water and fuel support. A farewell ceremony...
April 28, 2016 - 12:16pm
April 19, 2016
West central Minn. employers to be honored for military support
WILLMAR — Best Buy of Willmar, Meeker County Community Homes of Litchfield and Starbuck Head Start WCMCA of Starbuck are among the area companies to be honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Minnesota Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for...
April 19, 2016 - 8:16am
February 25, 2016
First woman to hold rank of brigadier general in Minnesota National Guard
Air Force Col. Sandra Best will make history today when she is promoted to brigadier general, becoming the first female officer to hold such...
February 25, 2016 - 2:01pm